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May 12, 2018 John Taylor
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A heart-stopping message found in a bottle on a Sheppey beach persuades Dr Liebreich to turn detective. Based on the book by Karen Liebreich. Karen - Stella Gonet Jeremy - Anton Lesser The Mother - Caroline Loncq Sioux - Lucy Briers Alison - Jane Whittenshaw Marguerite - Rachel Atkins Eliot - Stephen Critchlow Directed by John Taylor A Fiction Factory production for BBC Radio 4.
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 12, 2018 Peter Whalley
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A psychological thriller by Peter Whalley , set in the suburbs of Manchester. When Mark's wife goes missing he thinks she will return. Just why has Denise Telfer disappeared from her own house one summer's evening? Can she really have walked out on her married life, leaving Mark devastated and forlorn, or might there be some other, more sinister explanation?  Mark: Alistair Gllbralth Paul: David Schofield Alison: Kathryn Hunt Kate: Alison Darting Ray: Bill Rodgers Directed by Pauline Harris 
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 12, 2018 Berlie Doherty
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Kate returns to the village where she spent her childhood. There's a reservoir nearby which was formed by flooding a neighbouring village. She believes that on the anniversary of the death of that village, its church bell tolls and voices can be heard calling... Stars Kate Lee as Kate, Christian Rodska as Mark, Jane Hazelgrove as Young Jane, Craig Masterson as Young Mark, David Fleeshman as Uncle Mike and Ann Rye as Miss Peters. Script by Berlie Doherty. Produced by Kay Patrick
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 11, 2018 Dermot Bolger
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Series of ghostly stories by Irish novelist Dermot Bolger   Episode 1 - The Linen Mill When 82-year-old Ellie revisits her old workplace, she is in turn visited by the past. Can she be forgiven?  Stars Doreen Keogh.   Episode 2  - The Wedding Bouquet Could the tale of a tragic marriage from 1677 have implications for a couple tying the knot today?  Stars Alison McKenna. Episode 3  - The Waiting Wall Grandmother Sarah returns to the village she grew up in, and relives the scandal and...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 11, 2018 Julian Simpson
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A single act of cyber-terrorism. A computer virus - incredibly advanced and coded in a language no one understands - is released onto the internet, encrypting every piece of information held on every system. All information is being held hostage. Alice Price is sent in to negotiate the safe return of the information before the world descends into chaos. But who are the terrorists and why have they asked for Price? Levine - Robert Glenister Daguero - Rufus Wright Pantalone - Tim McInnerny...
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Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 11, 2018 Arthur C Clarke
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At the break of dawn, an astronaut and engineer is stranded on an asteroid too close to the sun. It's a race against time for Colin Sherrard. After an accident, he wakes up on the asteroid, Icarus, which orbits close to the sun. Dawn is only moments away and it's set to get very hot. With nowhere to hide and his communication is down, can Colin escape before the first rays of the sun find him..? Read by Tim Pigott-Smith Produced by Gemma Jenkins
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Topic: BBC Radio Reading
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May 11, 2018 Various
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Four specially-commissioned stories in the Dangerous Visions,Dark Vignettes series. Blackout by Julian Simpson "Yesterday was the day when the phones stopped working." But the phones are only the start, as London is plunged into an internet and power blackout. A woman starts a diary of the first days as she watches first the infrastructure and then the civilisation of her city begin to collapse. Read by Nicola Walker  Directed by Julian Simpson Produceed by Jeremy Osborne The Fanglur...
Topic: BBC Radio Reading
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May 11, 2018 Arthur C Clarke
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Scientists stationed on Venus battle to find signs of life, but what about the impact of their quest? Read by Tim Pigott-Smith.
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Topic: BBC Radio Reading
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May 8, 2018 Georges Simenon
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Inspector Jules Maigret is one of the world's best known fictional detective. Created by Georges Simenon, the pipe-smoking, gruff French Detective has inspired countless TV series and feature films. Although most of Simenon's work is available in English, it was originally written in French. Read by Nicholas Le Prevost. Directed by Carrie Rooney.   Episode 1   When a lorry crashes into a stationary car, it seems like a straightforward accident. But suspicions are soon aroused, as Inspector...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 8, 2018 Philip Levene
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The spinster Pierce sisters, Elsie and Sarah, want to expand their Tea Shop and are looking to purchase the lot next door which is owned by Nora Everitt, the second wife of one of their most popular customers, Victor Everitt. When Sarah finally has a chance to sit down with Nora, she offers her £300 for the lot but Nora wants £1200, a sum way beyond what the sisters could afford.  The following day, while Victor is away at a Board meeting in London, Hillside Cottage, the Everitt's home, goes...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 8, 2018 Daphne du Maurier
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Series of adaptations of Daphne Du Maurier's famous short stories. 1 - The Chamois   When Stephen decides to go to Greece, it's for one reason only: to rid himself of a secret fear - a fear so painful that he'll try anything to conquer it. Starring Christopher Cazenove as Stephen, Anna Cropper as his wife, Alexis Gallnos as the Storekeeper, Gabriel Woolf as the Storyteller and Nikolas Janis as Zus. Dramatised by Michael Bartlett Producer: Derek Hoddinott 2 - The Alibi   To change your life...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 7, 2018 Rib Davis
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Six murder cases featuring the celebrated pathologist Dr Keith Simpson.  Presented by Nick Ross Written by Rib Davis Produced by Hilary McLennan Episode 1 - The Fingerless Stranger  Portsmouth, 1943, and the landlady of a busy pub is found dead, ostensibly following a robbery. Harold Luffens is charged with murder, but is subsequently tried an unprecedented three times for the same crime.  With Eric Allan, Brett Usher, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Dominic Letts.  Episode  2 - The Body In The...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 5, 2018 Sylvia Plath
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Sylvia Plath's haunting and only novel tells the story of Esther Greenwood, a talented girl with a prestigious internship on a magazine in New York in 1953. With dreams of becoming a writer and an impressive track record of scholarships and prizes, Esther seems to have it all - and knows she should be 'having the time of her life'. But between the cocktail parties and the piles of manuscripts, unsatisfactory men and the choices ahead, she finds herself spiralling into confusion and depression....
Topic: BBC Radio Reading
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May 4, 2018 Raymond Briggs
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A radio play by Raymond Briggs, based on his cartoon book of the same name, with Peter Sallis and Brenda Bruce. In the event of the nuclear holocaust, an innocent, elderly couple take all the advised precautions. Hilda: Brenda Bruce Jim: Peter Sallis With Gordon Clough as Himself, and Brian Perkins as the Newsreader. Directed by John Tydeman
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May 4, 2018 Guy de Maupassant
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Dramatisation by Frances Byrnes of Guy de Maupassant's story of political corruption in the newspaper world of 19th-century France and the inexorable rise of Georges Duroy - 'Bel Ami' - a charming, ruthless manof little talent but plenty of ambition. Episode 1   Bel Ami is making the perfect match with a society heiress but his past is about to catch up with him, in the shape of Mme de Marelle, his long-term mistress. Episode 2   Bel Ami's first wife and mistress are in the church to see...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 4, 2018 Simon Passmore
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Tasked with producing an item for a television show about Britain's worst film director, researcher Mia goes in search for the fabled horror film Earworm and its creator. Urban myths surround this little known video nasty, with rumours that cast and crew suffered unexplained accidents during production, its director went into hiding after destroying all known copies of the film, and that its soundtrack is capable of affecting the viewer in sinister ways. Spurred on rather deterred by the myths,...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 4, 2018 Margaret Wilkinson
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It is the summer of 1940 and Anna, a young Italian translator is working at the BBC's Wood Norton Hall, Evesham: a government listening post where she monitors enemy domestic radio broadcasts. Her work is secret; she looks for buried information on troop movements in Italian radio broadcasts and provides information to the Allies. Anna works alongside sound engineers and other translators, including young German translator Fred who is in love with Anna. One day the voice of Anna's recently...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 4, 2018 Mick Gordon and Paul Broks
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Collaboration between neuropsychologist Paul Broks and theatre director and writer Mick Gordon. Lecturer Alex is convinced that people are just a bundle of neurons. When his wife falls ill, he finds he has basic questions to answer about what it really means to be a person. But that is just part of an unfolding experience that questions not only his identity but his very existence. Derek ...... Henry Goodman Alex ...... Elliot Levey Alice ...... Susan Lynch Directed by Mick Gordon.
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 2, 2018 George du Maurier
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1 - In 19th-century Paris, an artist's model comes under the spell of the original Svengali, an extraordinary man with strange healing powers, who can transform even the tone-deaf Trilby into someone with a remarkable voice.  2 - Trilby has started modelling for the two students in Paris, but is fascinated yet repelled by the infamous Svengali who seems to have a hold over her.  3 - In 19th-century Paris, the young English artist Billee has fallen in love with Trilby, but she is mesmerised by...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 2, 2018 Alan Harris
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It's 1801 and Lighthouse keepers Howell and Griffith are posted to 6 weeks on the Smalls - a desolate rock 20 miles off the Pembrokeshire coast. But the two men share a past. Because of what happens next, lighthouses would never again have only a crew of two. Based on a true story. Howell - Paul Rhys Griffith - Ifan Huw Dafydd Directed by James Robinson
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 2, 2018 Various
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Nine ghost stories for Christmas  Dramatised by Robin Brooks. Directed by Clive Brill At a Christmas party, the young Rebecca West meets a mysterious stranger. Literary passions, among others, are aroused. What does it take to tell a good ghost story? A challenge is proffered, a battle of wits begins, as does a descent into dark imaginings.   The Red Room: 1: Eveline's Visitant  by Mary Braddon Cissie: Lia Williams Hugh: Ciaran Hinds Violet: Amanda Root Hector: Charlie Simpson The Red Room:...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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May 2, 2018 Sue Glover
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Cara is four years old when her mother disappears. Time passes...will her mother ever return?  And if not, why not?  With Liam Brennan, Jimmy Chisholm, Simon Donaldson, Claire Knight, Grant O'Rourke, Gayanne Potter, Wendy Seager.  Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Apr 28, 2018 Various
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Six murder cases where forensic evidence helped trap the murderer. Presented by Nick Ross. 1 - The Wheels of Justice In wartime London, Rachel Dobkin is reported missing by her sister. A body is found in a south London church. Can Dr Keith Simpson prove it to be the murdered remains of Mrs Dobkin ?  Written by Rib Davis.  With Dr Keith Simpson Brett Usher Harold Dobkin, Ronald Herdman With John Church, Terence Edmond, Joanna Myers, Peter Penry-Jones, John Webb, Ann Windsor, Andrew Wincott and...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Apr 13, 2018 Roy Williams
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The Interrogation comprises three hard-hitting contemporary crime stories that probe some of today's most complex moral issues. Starring Kenneth Cranham as Detective Inspector Max Matthews and Alex Lanipekun as Detective Sergeant Sean Armitage. Praise for Williams' writing in the first series of The Interrogation: "He writes about the stuff you'd rather not know, prefer not to think about, pretend to ignore. But it lives on with you in the mind. It won't let you go. By his words, the...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Apr 13, 2018 Tim Pigott-Smith
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A librarian is haunted by voices - and also by the memory of some of her past actions. This newly commissioned work by Tim Pigott-Smith is a story of passion, interwoven with much darker emotions, which the troubled heroine seeks to suppress. The reader is Tim's wife, Pamela Miles. Produced by David Roper A Heavy Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.
Topic: BBC Radio Reading
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Apr 13, 2018 Roy Williams
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The fourth series of The Interrogation comprises three contemporary crime stories that probe some of today's most complex moral issues. The series features Kenneth Cranham and Alex Lanipekun as Detective Chief Inspector Max Matthews and Detective Sergeant Sean Armitage, two police officers from different generations and different worlds, but together they make an excellent team. Their professional relationship has slowly evolved over the years, especially since Sean was seriously wounded in the...
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Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Apr 11, 2018 Philip K Dick
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As a beautiful woman picks its last withered apple, a dying ancient tree is determined to survive.  Read by William Hootkins.
Topic: BBC Radio Reading
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Apr 11, 2018 Peter Ackroyd
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Matthew Palmer is left an old house in London's Clerkenwell. Once owned by an Elizabethan scholar who was reputedly involved in black magic, the house hides dark secrets... Peter Ackroyd's 1993 novel, dramatised by Alan Drury. Stars Philip Glenister as Matthew Palmer, Anthony Ofoegbu as Daniel Moore, Gerard McDermott as Edward Kelley, Nigel Anthony as Dr John Dee, Stephen Thorne as Matthew's father, Carolyn Jones as Matthew's mother, David Bannerman as Geoffrey, Tracy-Ann Oberman as Mrs John...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Apr 11, 2018 Nigel Kneale
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An old man calls to a frog and then catches it for a sinister purpose, but will he pay for his crime? Read by George Parsons.
Topic: BBC Radio Reading
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Apr 11, 2018 Ayeesha Menon
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Second series of the crime drama set and recorded on location in India. Written by Ayeesha Menon and directed by John Dryden. Episode 1   On her release from jail, disgraced police inspector Alia Khan seeks a life of obscurity as a receptionist in a run down Mumbai hotel. But murder soon comes knocking at her door. Episode 2   Disgraced police inspector Alia Khan is enlisted to help catch a serial killer whose preferred location for his crimes is the rooftop of the hotel where Alia is...
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Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Mar 23, 2018 Agatha Christie
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A young woman is found dead in her flat, the day after Guy Fawkes night. But did she die by her own hand or someone else's? Inspector Japp calls for the assistance of Belgian sleuth, Hercule Poirot. This 1955 broadcast was long thought lost, but a tape was rediscovered in the BBC archive in 2015. Dramatised by Anthony Aspinall from a short-story first published in Woman's Journal in 1936, which later appeared in a book collection in 1937. Stars Richard Williams as Hercule Poirot, Ian Whittaker...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Mar 23, 2018 Agatha Christie
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Butter in a Lordly Dish, written specially for radio in 1948, features Richard Williams as Sir Luke Enderby KC, whose infidelities lead him into trouble when he goes to meet his latest flame.  Produced by Martyn C. Webster Florrie: Beryl Calder Mrs Petter: Elisabeth Maude Julia Keene: Cecile Chevreau Hayward: Janet Morrison Susan Warren: Barbara Lott Sir Luke Enderby, K C: Richard William* Lady Enderby (Marion): Molly Rankin A railway porter: Michael Turner
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Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Mar 23, 2018 Agatha Christie
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Personal Call was written specially for radio by Agatha Christie. A disturbing telephone call from a woman named Fay has consequences for both Richard Brent and his wife Pam. This 1960 production stars Ivan Brandt and Barbara Lott. Vivienne Chatterton - Mrs. Lamb Ivan Brandt - James Brent Beatrice Bevan - Fay Barbara Lott - Pamela Brent George Hagan - Inspector Narracott James Thomason - Mr. Enderby William Eedle - Man/Porter Charles Simon - 2nd Porter/Station Announcer Michael Turner -...
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Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Mar 22, 2018 Joyce Porter
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Comedy thriller by Joyce Porter, set in the 1970s, dramatised by Paul Mendelson. Chief Inspector Dover's annual seaside break becomes a busman's holiday with the death of a local policeman. Was it suicide and was it linked to the recent murder of a well-known gangster? It's another strange case for Scotland Yard's laziest detective. Chief Inspector Dover ...... Kenneth Cranham Sgt McGregor ...... Stuart McQuarrie Chief Constable ...... Philip Madoc Mrs Dover ...... Carolyn Pickles Sgt...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Mar 22, 2018 Clara Glynn
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Episode 1 - One of the Lads Did sexist bullying drive a high flying police woman out of her job? An employment tribunal has to decide if she was treated unfairly.  Suzy, ferociously bright and driven, rose rapidly through the ranks in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police. Over the years she didn't just cope with the situation - she thrived on it. But after a move to East Yorkshire Police her career went into a downward spiral. Suzy claims sexist bullying drove her out of the job she loved....
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Mar 22, 2018 Terence Rattigan
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Terence Rattigan's celebrated 1952 play. It is post-war Britain and Hester Collyer has left her husband, an eminent judge, to be with Freddy, an ex-RAF pilot with no prospects. The passion she feels for this younger man is not returned by him, and the play opens as Hester, in a state of despair, has attempted suicide. Mrs Elton - Auriol Smith Philip Welch - Joseph Kloska Ann Welch - Joannah Tinsey Hester Collyer - Carolyn Pickles Mr Miller - Hugh Ross William Collyer - Anton Lesser Freddie Page...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Mar 7, 2018 Marcel Proust
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Michael Butt's dramatisation of Marcel Proust's classic series of novels Starring James Wilby and Imogen Stubbs. Episode 1 - Swann's Way A writer journey's back into his childhood recalls the sad affair of Charles Swann.  Episode 2 - The Budding Grove Marcel recalls the awakening of passion and his painful transition from boy to man.   Episode 3 -The Guermantes Way Marcel discovers the staggering gulf between the fantasy and the reality of childhood enchantments.   Episode 4 -Sodom and...
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Mar 7, 2018 John Mortimer
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A melancholic but amusing portrait of life's disappointments and missed opportunities. Journalist, Henry Troutbeck Pottinger is now an old man. He stands in the darkening garden of a vicarage by the sea and looks back on a life which seems to have passed as swiftly as Lord Byron's dormouse summer. John Mortimer's drama stars Paul Scofield as Henry Troutbeck Pottinger as an Old Man, Alex Jennings as Henry Troutbeck Pottinger as a Man and Joe Roberts as Henry Troutbeck Pottinger as a Boy. With...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Mar 1, 2018 Georges Simenon
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Police Inspector Maigret recounts the case of a man accused of the murder of his wife, and Maigret is unable to save the possibly innocent man from the guillotine Adapted for radio by Edward Bruce.  Produced and directed by Christopher Venning Maurice Denham - Chief Inspector Jules Maigret  Michael Gough - Georges Simenon  Sean Barrett - Inspector Janvier John Rye - Inspector Albert Lapointe  Robin Soans - The Newsboy  Alan Rowe - Adrien Josset  Richard Hampton - Coméliau, the Examining...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Feb 28, 2018 Christopher Reason
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Chocolates from her estranged aunt prompt Christine to show her own soft centre. But watch out for the nuts!  Stars Prunella Scales.
Topic: BBC Radio Reading
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Feb 28, 2018 Ayeesha Menon
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Police detective serial set and recorded on location in Mumbai. This fast-paced, six-part police thriller follows Alia Khan, a young woman inspector in the Bandra Division of the Mumbai Police Force, as she attempts to solve a series of crimes, make sense of her troubled past and cope with being a woman in a male-dominated and chauvinistic police force. Episode 1  - Gutter Baby When a baby is rescued from a gutter, it falls on the only female police officer on hand, Alia Khan, to look after...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Feb 27, 2018 Agatha Christie
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Agatha Christie's atmospheric murder mystery with an ingenious scam at its heart, dramatised by Joy Wikinson. Episode 1  A dying woman confesses a terrible secret about a 'pale horse' to her priest,giving him a list of names as she does so, but the priest dies before we can find out any more. It's down to our hero, Mark Easterbrook, a young-fogey historian to get to the bottom of it. Episode 2  Despite his girlfriend's irritation, young - fogey Mark Easterbrook can't resist looking into a...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Feb 27, 2018 Alan Ayckbourn
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Keith and his business partner, Alistair, take their wives, June and Emma, on a cabin-cruiser holiday up the River Orb to Armageddon Bridge.  They have high hopes for a relaxing and tranquil boating holiday along Britain's scenic waterways. They soon find, however, that navigating the Hadforth Bounty isn't as easy as expected, and maintaining even tempers in the strict confines of a four-berth cabin proves virtually impossible. Before long the landlubbers and their vessel get into severe...
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Feb 27, 2018 John Dryden
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Political thriller by John Dryden set around a devastating worldwide viral outbreak. Production Team: Casting: Marilyn Johnson and Nadir Khan Production Manager: Sarah Tombling and Jarunan Phantachat Sound Recordist: Ayush Ahuja Sound Design: Steve Bond Music: Sacha Putnam Executive Producer: Gordon House Ep1 Producer : Nadir Khan  Produced and directed by John Dryden A Goldhawk Production for BBC Radio 4. Episode 1 - The Present Dr Jan Roldanus (Ben Daniels) a microbiologist and WHO advisor...
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Feb 24, 2018 Georges Simenon
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Georges Simenon is best known for Maigret but he published scores of other novels - many of them tough, gripping and psychologically-penetrating dissections of small lives confounded by fate and circumstance. Ronald Frame dramatises a Simenon story set in a night club in Cannes in 1958. Celita is the mistress of the club owner - but she faces a younger rival for her lover's affections when he hires a sensational new dancer. Dramatised by Ronald Frame. Directed by Bruce Young.
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Feb 24, 2018 Roy Williams
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Hard-hitting contemporary crime stories With Kenneth Cranham and Alex Lanipekun Episode 1 - Colin The story of Colin. Colin's wife and daughter have been brutally attacked in their home, but no-one seems to have broken in. When the truth finally comes out, even Max is taken aback.. Episode 2 - Jonny The story of Jonny. When the defendant in a rape case is found innocent, Max just can't seem to let it go. Episode 3 - Kellie The story of Kellie. Sean agrees to go for a drink with his old...
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Feb 23, 2018 Jan Mark
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Jan Mark's collection of chilling tales  Episode 1 - In Black and White Marjorie has premonitions. But no-one could have guessed how true they would be on the day of the school photo. Read by Ann Rye. Episode 2 - Old Money Gary gets an ancient two-shilling coin in his change, but he does not reckon on its looming deadly effect. Read by Malcolm Raeburn. Episode 3 - Nule Martin dresses up the old newel stair post to look like a person, but his joke soon turns very creepy. Read by Malcolm...
Topic: BBC Radio Reading
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Feb 23, 2018 Richard Matheson
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Classic tense thriller read by Nathan Osgood. Episode 1 The driver of a huge truck plays deadly games with an innocent motorist.   Episode 2 A hunted motorist is forced to become the hunter in a deadly, primordial duel.
Topic: BBC Radio Reading
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Feb 23, 2018 Vikas Swarup
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A few wobbles on this recording - hopefully the BBC will rebroadcast it. From the novel by Vikas Swarup, which was adapted into the huge hit film, Slumdog Millionaire. Mohammad Thomas is a contestant on the hit TV show Who Will Win a Billion. As he ponders the first question, his thoughts drift back to his childhood in Delhi.  Starring Anand Tiwari. Music by Sacha Puttnam  Producer/Director John Dryden  Episode 1  A down-at-heel waiter goes on an Indian TV game show.  Episode 2  Will...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Feb 22, 2018 Paul Mendelson
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Comedy thriller adapted from Joyce Porter's novel by Paul Mendelson, set in the 1960s, featuring Scotland Yard's most unwanted man, Chief Inspector Wilfred Dover, and his long-suffering gofer, Sergeant McGregor. A young woman, Isabel Slatcher,has been in an irreversible coma for months after being shot outside her local church in a small northern town. Now she has been smothered - murdered. Who killed her? Was it the person that shot her and why have they waited until now to complete their evil...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Feb 22, 2018 Agatha Christie
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It's 1916 and in a quiet English village, Belgian sleuth, Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings become joyously re-acquainted. But beneath the seeming tranquillity, murder is brewing. Agatha Christie's whodunit stars John Moffatt as Hercule Poirot, Simon Williams as Hastings, Nichola McAuliffe as Evie, Jill Balcon as Emily, Hugh Dickson as Alfred, Sean Arnold as John, Jill Balcon as Emily, Susan Jameson as Emily, Nicholas Boulton as Lawrence, Philip Jackson as Japp,  Annabelle Dowler as Cynthia...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Feb 22, 2018 Kate Mosse
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"The Mistletoe Bride and other Haunting Tales" is a collection of haunting short stories written, abridged and introduced by Kate Mosse. They are all inspired by legends and folktales from the French and Sussex Countryside and each story explores the relationship between landscape and emotion. Grief and Guilt. Loss and happiness. They are timeless in their telling, ranging from the mythical past to the present day. Kate Mosse has chosen 5 out of the collection that exemplify the...
Topic: BBC Radio Reading
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Feb 22, 2018 Henry James
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What evil influences the two beautiful children at Bly? Their new governess is both fascinated and repelled in Henry James's classic Victorian tale of horror.  Storyteller: Jonathan Adams Governess: Charlotte Attenborough Mrs Grose: Rosemary Leach Miles: Sam Crane Flora: Sara Jane Derrick Master of By: Michael Tudor Barnes Coachman: John Church Music by Wilfredo Acosta  Dramatised by John Tydeman Directed by Glyn Dearman 
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Feb 22, 2018 Various
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A series of four plays in which people are haunted ...   1 - Black Stockings and Broken Mirrors  In Bernadette Crosthwaite's first play for radio, a tragic accident and the events leading up to it return to haunt Christine when she meets her new next-door neighbour.  Christine: Maureen O'Brien Mrs Falkener: Margot Boyd "Go 'Way from My Window" sung by Melanie Hudson.  Directed by Martin Jenkins 2 - The Boat Hook In Sheila Hodgson's play a distinguished university academic is...
Topic: BBC Radio Drama
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Feb 21, 2018 H E Bates
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H E Bates's semi-autobiographical novel (published in 1952) dramatised by Vivienne Allen. Stars Tim Pigott-Smith as Older Richardson, Jordan Frieda as Richardson, Juliet Aubrey as Lydia, Jamie Bamber as Tom, Clare Corbett as Nancy, Tom Mannion as McKechnie, Margaret Tyzack as Miss Bertie, Angela Thorne as Miss Juliana and Philip Fox as Bretherton.  Directed by Tracey Neale Episode 1   Winter has come to Evensford. As the first snowflakes of 1931 settle, Lydia Aspen has come to live with her...
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Feb 21, 2018 Charlotte Bronte
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Dramatisation of Charlotte Bronte's novel, published posthumously, about a man who comes to work as a professor at an all-girl's school.  Starring Paul Venables. Adapted by Rachel Joyce Produced and directed by Tracey Neale Episode 1 - A young man escapes a dreary clerkship in industrial Yorkshire by taking a job as a teacher in Belgium.  Episode 2 - Now teaching in Belgium, William angers the headmistress when he falls for a young woman he is tutoring.
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Feb 21, 2018 Barbara Pym
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Barbara Pym's delightful comedy of rural relationships, set in 1950, about two women in pursuit of happiness Narrated by Penelope Wilton, starring Susie Blake and Emma Fielding. Episode 1  It's the 1950s, and Jane intends to do a better job as a vicar's wife when her husband moves to a new parish. Episode 2  A year after the death of his wife, Fabian permits a clear out. Jane is keen to satisfy her curiosity. Narrator - Penelope Wilton Prudence - Emma Fielding Jane - Susie Blake Canon...
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Feb 21, 2018 Andrew Doyle
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John is a young gay man living in Edinburgh in 1967. Homosexuality is about to be legalised in England, but not in Scotland. When John takes up lodgings with the enigmatic Mrs Margaret Bailey, he begins to experience what life as a conventional straight man could be like. But Margaret is no ordinary house-wife; she's slowly turning John into a replica of her husband. And John's beginning to like it. Haunting drama by Andrew Doyle.  Young John...... Sam Swann Older John ...... Richard Greenwood...
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Feb 20, 2018 Alan Ayckbourn
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Starring Robin Herford and Diane Bull. Episode 1 - Table Manners A weekend of tangled relationships begins in the dining room of a country house.  Episode 2 - Living Together A weekend of tangled relationships moves to the living room of a country house.  Episode 3 - Round and Round the Garden A weekend of tangled relationships moves out into the grounds of a country house. 
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Feb 19, 2018 Emile Zola
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Dramatisation by Diana Griffiths of the novel by Emile Zola, set in mid-19th century Paris. Episode 1   Therese is forced by her aunt to marry her sickly son, Camille. However, upon moving to Paris, she and her lover Laurent conspire to murder Camille so that they may love freely. Episode 2   Therese and Laurent have murdered Camille and are free to marry. Their wedding night is not joyous - it is a night of terror, and each night is the same as they feel the ghost of Camille infiltrate...
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Feb 17, 2018 Emile Zola
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Emile Zola 's powerful novel, set in 19th-century Paris, is dramatised by Melissa Murray. The heroine is forced to marry her sickly cousin and, as a consequence, embarks on a journey of passion, lust, murder and revenge. Starring Helen McCrory as Thérèse Raquin and Alex Jennings as Laurent LeClaire  With Anna Massey. Julian Rhind-Tutt , John Rowe. Gerard McDermott. Christopher Wright. Brian Parr, Rachel Atkins, William Wortley and Bernadette Windsor.  Dramatised By: Melissa Murray Directed...
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Feb 17, 2018 Don Webb
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Dark thriller by Don Webb. Alan Morgan is a salesman; he spends a lot of time away from home. A series of violent crimes is committed across the north. The only lead is a photo-fit reconstruction of the robber's face - it is the spitting image of Alan. Alan - Shaun Dooley Perkins - Greg Wood Cheshire - James Quinn Jill - Fiona Clarke Berry - Roger Morlidge Margaret - Ruth Alexander-Rubin. Produced by Gary Brown
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Feb 17, 2018 Don Webb
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Danny Marks arrives at a Military Research centre. He's a volunteer for speed reaction testing; trying to improve reaction times under duress. His mate Billy Rogers was on the same course, but he's gone missing. Has he just done a bunk? Or is it something more sinister. A dark, contemporary thriller by veteran TV writer Don Webb.  Marks - Lee Ingleby Joanie - Sue Kelly Dr Callard - Gillian Kearney Dr Ainsworth - Malcolm Raeburn Tasker - Jonathan Keeble Rogers - Greg Wood Produced and directed...
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Feb 15, 2018 Karen Brown
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Inspired by a true story - An ambitious policeman is duped. Dean Ellis believes his life is coming together; he gets the new job in Fraud, the new girlfriend, and then everything falls apart. Dean Ellis - Matthew McNulty Jen - Rachel Leskovac Ian - Craig Gallivan Laura - Rachel Austin Sgt Walker - Roger Morlidge DI Edwards - Hugh Simon Produced and directed by Pauline Harris
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Feb 15, 2018 Ruth Rendell -
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Adaptation of Ruth Rendell's final, posthumously published novel. Read by Patricia Hodge.    Episode 1 Carl sells some slimming pills to his friend Stacey, setting off a sequence of catastrophic events.  Episode 2 Penniless and desperate, Carl is pushed to breaking point by his blackmailing tenant, Dermot.
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Feb 12, 2018 Elizabeth Bowen
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Elizabeth Bowen's classic novel dramatised in three-parts by Margaret Steward. Stars Sara Kestelman as Mme Fisher, Sunny Ormonde as Karen, Susan Bovell as Naomi Fisher, John Duttine as Max, Ann Windsor as Aunt Violet, David King as Uncle Bill, Fiona Christie as Henrietta and Joshua Goodman as Leopold. Music by Anthea Gomez. Producer: Sue Wilson Episode 1 From her deathbed, the sinister Madame Fisher weaves the lives of young Henrietta and Leopold as she manipulated others before them. But who...
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Feb 11, 2018 Agatha Christie
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On the elegant Le Train Bleu, Hercule Poirot meets an American heiress, escaping from a doomed marriage. When she's murdered in her luxury compartment, Poirot investigates, sorting through the stories of the passengers. Somewhere in this tangled web of lies and love lurks the murderer. Dramatised by Michael Bakewell Directed By: David Johnston. Hercule Poirot: Maurice Denham Katherine Grey: Janet Maw Rufus Van Aldin: Robert Beatty Derek Kettering: Anthony Smee Ruth Kettering: Avril Clark Major...
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Feb 10, 2018 John Burnside
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'I couldn't help thinking later that I was to blame.' A childhood prank leaves lifelong scars. Read by John Gordon Sinclair. 
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Feb 10, 2018 Roy Williams
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The second series of Roy Williams' hard hitting dramas of modern crime. Critical acclaim for the first series included this, in the Spectator... He writes about the stuff you'd rather not know, prefer not to think about, pretend to ignore. But it lives on with you in the mind. It won't let you go. By his words, the sharp, brittle, spot-on dialogue, he forces you to recognise the limitations of your experience, your understanding. It's not the story outline that matters, but the...
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Feb 9, 2018 Various
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Episode 1  - I Remember Yesterday By Val McDermid. The first of three brand new ghost stories from leading Scottish writers set in Edinburgh. Bestselling crime writer Val McDermid, whose Tony Hill detective novels were dramatised as TV series Wire in the Blood, kicks off our haunted Edinburgh tales. A young woman haunts 'the Serpent's Back' of The Royal Mile in Edinburgh, seeking revenge to the 70s strains of Donna Summer's song 'I Remember Yesterday'. Read by Hannah Donaldson Produced by...
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Feb 9, 2018 Emile Zola
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Three tales by Emile Zola, dramatised by Kelvin Segger.  A dead man wakes in horror as everyone around him prepares his funeral; another man is killed by advertising and a third postpones his dream for far too long. Cast includes Michael Maloney, Norman Bird and Struan Rodger. Directed by Peter Leslie Wild. 
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Feb 9, 2018 J C Wilsher
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(Just Before Midnight)   "...we've forgotten that technology has its roots in magic and mystery..." An old model-maker specialises in dioramas of disasters, but his timing causes concern... JC Wilsher's sinister tale starring Paul Schofield and Eric Allan Directed by Ian Cotterell
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Feb 8, 2018 Daniel Keyes
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Tom Courtenay plays the backward Charlie, who is offered a miraculous cure for his low IQ, in Daniel Keyes 's classic science-fiction story.  Charlie - Tom Courtenay Miss Kinnian - Joanna Myers Dr Strauss - Barrie Cookson Dr Nemur - Ronald Herdman Bert - Clarence Smith Joe/Donnegan - Nigel Carrington Frank/Sherrinford - Alan Barker Mrs Flynn/Ellen - Auriol Smith Dramatised by Bert Coules  Directed by Matthew Walters 
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Feb 7, 2018 Tanika Gupta
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Four men miss the 6.32 train and end up stranded overnight at the station. Sam the station man becomes their confidante as each tells him why he wanted to be on that particular train.  With Trevor Peacock, Don McCorkindale, Ewan Bailey, Danny Dyer, Calum Callahagn.  Directed by Tracey Neale.
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Feb 7, 2018 Frank Baker
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When, on the spur of the moment, Norman Huntley and his friend Henry invent an eighty-three-year-old woman called Miss Hargreaves, they are inspired to post a letter to their new fictional friend. It is only meant to be a silly, harmless game - until Miss Hargreaves arrives on their doorstep. She is, to Norman’s utter disbelief, exactly as he had imagined her: enchanting, eccentric, and endlessly astounding. He hadn’t imagined, however, how much havoc an imaginary octogenarian could wreak...
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Feb 7, 2018 Various
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Episode 1 - The Door in the Wall By HG Wells. Is daydreamer Lionel Wallace brave enough to turn his back on the world he knows for a better life? Read by Anton Lesser. Episode 2 - Fifty Cents By Tim Powers and James P Blaycock. Time and chance play tricks on George Lyle as he drives across the Arizona desert. Read by Nathan Osgood. Episode 3 - The Faery Handbag By Kelly Link. A distraught young woman loses both her boyfriend and her grandmother to a magical bag. Read by Maggie Blake. Episode 4...
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Feb 7, 2018 Patrick Ness
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Award-winning novel by Patrick Ness from an original idea by Siobhan Dowd. Read by David Hayman  Episode 1 - Conor Meets the Monster 13-year-old Conor O'Malley is struggling to come to terms with his mother's illness. Then one night, he receives a tap on a window from a very strange visitor – a huge monster in the shape of a yew tree. What could the creature want and will Conor survive the terrifying beast? Episode 2 - The Monster Reveals His Plan  Conor is visited again by the large yew...
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Feb 7, 2018 Nicolas Freeling
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Nicholas Freeling's crime thriller read by David Troughton. Piet Van der Valk is the much-copied prototype detective, 'a cranky, gentle, bumbling, brilliant, non-conformist student of human behaviour whose primary concern is why rather than how crimes are committed'. Abridged by Lauris Morgan-Griffiths. Produced by Mary Ward-Lowery.   Episode 1   The Dutch police arrive at Martin's house just as he's thinking of going to bed. He has to leave his wife Sophia and travel with them to...
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Feb 3, 2018 Cat Jones
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Cat Jones was the winner of the 2011 Alfred Bradley Bursary Award with Glory Dazed. This is her first radio play. An up-and-coming detective who's a stickler for the rules has his certainties tested by the brutal realities of everyday prison life when he investigates the suicide of a young inmate. Why does this particular suicide warrant investigation at such a high level and who is really to blame for Hangdog's death? This gritty drama goes behind prison doors and looks at the unusual process...
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Feb 3, 2018 Josephine Tey
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A 1930s comedy thriller by Josephine Tey , dramatised by John Fletcher. The independent-minded daughter of a chief police constable meets a suspected killer on the run. With Steve Hodson, Stephen Thorne , Ben Crowe , Harry Myers , Geoffrey Whitehead. Frances Jeater and Priyanga Elan.  Dramatised by John Fletcher Directed by Tabitha Potts Tisdall: Giles Fagan Erica: Tilly Gaunt Pottinger: Steve Hodson Bergoine: Stephen Thorne Grant: Ben Crowe Albert Clay: Harry Myers Hopgood: Geoffrey Whitehead...
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Feb 3, 2018 Daphne Du Maurier
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Episode 1 - East Wind   In East Wind the lives of a young couple are altered irrevocably when a group of beguiling strangers are shipwrecked off the shores of the Scilly Isles. Excitingly, East Wind is one of several recently rediscovered stories by Daphne du Maurier, and published in her new anthology, The Doll: Short Stories. East Wind was written when she was just nineteen, until now it has only ever been published in the United States and was found in her 1926 notebooks in the archives at...
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Feb 3, 2018 Frances Iles
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Emilia Fox, Ben Caplan and Patricia Hodge star in a dramatisation of the novel that Alfred Hitchcock based his film, 'Suspicion' on. Set in the early 1930s, Emilia Fox plays the part of Lina - a girl in her latetwenties, from a wealthy family. In danger of becoming a spinster, life changes for the better when Lina meets Johnnie Aysgarth, a charming stranger who proposes marriage. Johnnie saves Lina from a boring life with her parents and whisks her off on an extravagant honeymoon. But on their...
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Feb 2, 2018 Nick Warburton
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Marriott is a school caretaker. He calls his boiler room the engine room of a ship, with the ship as the school and its cargo - the pupils. One of them is Robert, a lonely boy, just as Marriott is a lonely man. But they have something else in common.... could it be innocence? Nick Warburton's school-based drama stars Colin Douglas as Marriott, Hugh Dickson as Fox, Avril Clarke as Miss Murdoch and Roy Merchant as Robert. Recorded with contributions from the Music Teacher and pupils of St Gildas'...
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Feb 2, 2018 Roy Williams
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Episode 1 - Rod The story of Rod, a Premier League footballer accused of rape, who discovers his skill, wealth and fame make no odds in a police station. DS Max Matthews ..... Kenneth Cranham DC Sean Armitage ..... Alex Lanipekun Rod Tyler ..... Joe Sims Helen Cottol ..... Katie Angelou Mother ..... Tracy Wiles Directed by Jessica Dromgoole Episode 2 - Jermaine The story of Jermaine, a ruthless and amoral young gang member, who Max and Sean find disturbingly keen to confess. DS Max Matthews...
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Feb 1, 2018 Georges Simenon
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Georges Simenon's riveting tale of deception in an isolated community.  "She came forward, the outlines of her figure blurred in the half-light. She came forward like a film star, or rather like the ideal woman in an adolescent's dream. 'I gather you wish to talk to me, Inspector . . . but first of all please sit down . . .' Her accent was more pronounced than Carl's. Her voice sang, dropping on the last syllable of the longer words." Maigret has been interrogating Carl Andersen for...
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Jan 31, 2018 M R James
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M R James Ghost Stories read by Benjamin Whitrow.   Episode 1 - Canon Alberic's Scrapbook A collector of antiquities finds a priceless ancient book. But something evil lies within its pages.  Episode 2 - Lost Hearts A young orphan is given a home by his elderly cousin. But how hospitable is the old man?  Episode 3 - A School Story A man recalls spooky events from 1870 involving his old teacher. What is 'the well among the yews'?  Episode 4 - The Haunted Dolls' House Why are the Chittendens...
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Jan 31, 2018 Nick Stafford
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A stranger seeks shelter at an isolated farmhouse in the depths of winter. The occupants, Jack and Mavis, put him in an upstairs room, sparking a sinister chain of events - and an investigation into what has really been going on... Nick Stafford's supernatural tale stars Philip Jackson as Jack, Kate Rutter as Mavis, Jonathan Tafler as Ellis and Stephen Critchlow as Colin. Directed by Claire Grove.
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Jan 31, 2018 M R James
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Episode 1 - Oh Whistle and I'll Come to You My Lad Derek Jacobi introduces the tale of a curious artefact found in the ruins of a Knights Templar church. Stars Jamie Glover. Episode 2 - The Tractate Middoth Derek Jacobi introduces the classic ghost story of Doctor Rant and the strange goings-on in the library. Stars Sam Dale. Episode 3 - Lost Hearts Derek Jacobi introduces the classic tale of orphan Stephen's haunted dreams of two ghostly figures. Stars James D'Arcy. Episode 4 - The Rose Garden...
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Jan 31, 2018 J C W Brook
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Married friends, Max and Julie Brown and Hugo and Pat Stevens, enjoy cordial bridge nights. One evening, after deciding to try out a ouija board that Max found in a junk shop, they become embroiled in a spiritual mystery... JCW Brook's mystery stars Julian Holloway as Max Brown, Anna Cropper as Julie Brown, John Rye as Hugo Stevens and Prunella Scales as Pat Stevens. Produced by Ian Cotterell
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Jan 31, 2018 Bill Murphy
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Wealthy Dubliner Dermot McPhail misguidedly buys a Gothic mansion on the wild coast of west Cork, but things start going dramatically wrong when the unscrupulous property developer and his pampered wife Clodaghmove in. Is someone sabotaging Dermot's dream, or is the ancient curse of Hallows End at work? Bill Murphy's whodunit stars Gerry O'Brien as Dermot, Ann Marie Horan as Clodagh, Darragh Kelly as Patrick, Helen Norton as Aoife and Simon Delaney as Martin/Barman. Producer: Lawrence Jackson...
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Jan 13, 2018 Michael Robson
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Dick and Alison retire after 30 years in the Far East, to realise their dream of an English home. On Christmas Eve, however, this dream becomes a nightmare without end... Michael Robson's ghostly drama stars Bernard Brown as Dick Lennox, Sheila Grant as Alison Lennox, Norman Bird as Wedderburn, David Goodland as George Evans, Carole Boyd as Daphne Evans and lan Dudley as the Reverend Colet. Directed by Gerry Jones
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Dec 21, 2017 J M Barrie
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In Mary Rose (First produced in 1920), Barrie, best known for Peter Pan,  ventures back into the dangerous world of fantasy as a visitor to an old house revives a painful past. In that past time, Mary Rose Morland, a child-like young woman, fell in love with Simon. But before her parents consented to the marriage, they revealed a strange secret to the prospective bridegroom that not even Mary Rose knew. Abridged and directed by Jill Graham Mary Rose ..... Moya Leslie Simon ......... David...
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Dec 21, 2017 Sophie Hannah
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Tales of the supernatural in modern, everydaysettings, by Sophie Hannah. Read by Polly Frame. Producer: Jeremy Osborne Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.  Episode 1 - The Visitors Book, Part 1 Victoria's friend Aaron has moved to a two-bedroom house in Walthamstow. But why does he have a visitors book? And why is Victoria so determined not to sign it? Episode 2 - The Visitors Book, Part 2 Victoria investigates why Aaron has called his house Netterden. Episode 3 - The Last...
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Dec 21, 2017 Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins and Elizabeth Gaskell & Adelaide Anne Procter
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Marcia Warren and Alec McCowen star in a tale of an elderly woman who notes signs of life in a supposedly derelict house. Jointly written by Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Elizabeth Gaskell and Adelaide Anne Procter. Episode 1  Eminent Victorian trio Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins and Elizabeth Gaskell tell of a woman's worries over an unsettling sign of life in a derelict house.  Episode 2  Will discovering the history of the derelict house solve the mystery of the strange watcher at the...
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Dec 20, 2017 Paula Hawkins
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The author of the global phenomenon 'The Girl on the Train' returns with 'Into the Water', her addictive novel of psychological suspense. A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged. Left behind is a lonely fifteen-year-old girl. Parentless and...
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Dec 19, 2017 Nicola Baldwin & Amanda Whittington
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Series of plays about a cake-making club.  Episode 1 - Bitter Chocolate Cake Spectacular cakes for special moments - Maggie helps neighbour Sabina. Nicola Baldwin's culinary drama stars Lesley Sharp. Episode 2 - Private Parkin A man claiming to be a chef gatecrashes the cake club. Nicola Baldwin's culinary drama stars Lesley Sharp and Tamsin Greig.  Episode 3 - Fairy Cakes When her daughter quits art school, Maggie enlists help and gets baking. Amanda Whittington's culinary drama stars Lesley...
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Dec 19, 2017 Dorothy L Sayers
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A body is found and a body is lost - but whose body has appeared in a bath in Battersea? Where is the body of famous financier Sir Reuben Levy who went to bed one night in his flat in Park Lane and simply disappeared? Debonair sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey investigates. Dorothy L Sayer's whodunit dramatised for radio by Michelene Wandor.  Starring Gary Bond as Lord Peter Wimsey and John Cater as Bunter. British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short...
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Dec 19, 2017 Dorothy L Sayers
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Dorothy L. Sayers’ first Lord Peter Wimsey tale introduces many of the author’s best-known characters. Wimsey’s mother, the Dowager Duchess of Denver, rings her son with news of ‘such a quaint thing’. She has heard through a friend that Mr Thipps, a respectable Battersea architect, found a dead man in his bath - wearing nothing but a gold prince-nez. Lord Wimsey makes his way straight over to Mr Thipps, and a good look at the body raises a number of interesting questions. Why would...
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Dec 16, 2017 Clara Glynn
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Episode 1 - Contact   The first in a series of three dramas following London barrister Rebecca Nyman. Today's drama is set in the Family Courts where Harry, a sperm donor, is trying to get a court order to allow him to see 'his' daughter. Barrister Rebecca Nyman is representing Beth - the mother - who is now in a lesbian relationship and would prefer Harry to keep his distance. Harry offered to donate sperm so his lesbian friend and work colleague, Beth, could have a baby. After the birth...
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Dec 15, 2017 Nick Perry
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When a young boy toys with his dad's mobile phone, middle-aged Englishman Nick Perry finds himself speaking to a young stranger called Jim in New York - in 1959. As they talk, they discover that they are both writers: Nick is struggling with his first radio play and Jim's just started on an ambitious new TV show, The Twilight Zone. Nick Perry ...... Ivan Kaye Jim Giller ...... Edward Hogg Old Man ...... Peter Marinker Policeman ...... Rhys Jennings Dolores ...... Emerald O'Hanrahan Woman .........
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